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Video: Rural teaching

Three teachers from rural Western Australia discuss their journey into teaching in a rural school.

Rural vs the city

Skilling, attracting and retaining teachers in rural, regional and remote schools is an ongoing challenge faced by many Australian communities. As Dr Philip Roberts from the University of Canberra explains, in order to overcome this issue, we must first change our preconceived ideas.

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Rural principals band together to tackle challenges

A cohort of school leaders from rural Victoria have begun a Master program at Flinders University in South Australia, which aims to empower rural and regional principals to overcome the challenges of their location and harness innovative opportunities to benefit their students.

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NAPLAN, PISA results

PM reveals plans to close education gap

As part of a new Closing the Gap initiative, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has revealed plans for teachers to have their university debts waived if they commit to working in remote indigenous communities for four years or more.

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